On December 8, 2010, Ascender was acquired by Monotype for 10.2 million dollars.Their typefaces include Endurance (2004, Steve Matteson, an "industrial strength" Grotesk designed to compete with Helvetica and Arial; it supports Greek, Cyrillic and East European languages).
They also started selling and licensing IBM's Heisei family of Japanese fonts in April 2005: Heisei Kaku Gothic, Heisei Maru Gothic and Heisei Mincho.Diotima Classic (2008, with Gudrun Zapf von Hesse) revives Gudrun's Diotima from 1951.In 2008-2009, Akira Kobayashi and Tom Grace unified and extended Trade Gothic to Trade Gothic Next (17 styles).Member of a type design team at Monotype that created the Tazugane Gothic typeface in 2017. In 2015, he designed the minimalist hipster typeface Nara, which is inspired by the architecture of Japan's second historical period known as Nara. [ Four high-quality Chinese True Type fonts generously provided by Arphic Technology (Taipei, Taiwan) to the Free Software community under the "Arphic Public License". So I am hosting the fonts on my site: Download these fonts: AR-PL-Kaiti M-Big5, AR-PL-Kaiti M-GB, AR-PL-Mingti2L-Big5, AR-PL-Sungti L-GB. [ Free fonts by Sean Moldenhauer of Michigan City, Indiana, a graduate of the Art institute of Chicago who apprenticed with Donna Karen.Designed by Akira Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Yamada and Ryota Doi of the Monotype Studio, the Tazugane Gothic typeface offers ten weights and was developed to complement Neue Frutiger. [ Japanese outfit that made some free experimental and/or techno Latin fonts in 20: Angelica, Apricot, Celery, Citronella, Durian, Elder, Feijoa (dotted), Flax, Heliotrope, Liquorice (dotted), Love Apple, Mandarin, Marsh, Melissa (dotted), Paprika, Rosemary. [ Wernau (was: Wendlingen), Germany-based Anke Arnold's free fonts: aa QWERTZ-Tasten (2012: German keyboard font), aa Halftone (2012: texture face), aa Tafelschrift (2012, school font), Car Go Frame (2011), Car-Go Plain (2011, modeled after German license plate lettering), Typo Garden (2010, alphadings), 80er Teenie Demo (2009), Acki Preschool (2009), Just Another Stamp (2009), Firlefanz (2009, curly letters), Pixelstitch (2006), Anke Hand (2003), Hole-Hearted (2003, Gill Sans with hearts), KRITZEL (scratchy pen), Milky Way, Fright Night, Eminenz (2002), Scribble, Skribus, Why, Too Lazy To Practice, XXX, Cheap Inkkilledmy Printer, Storch (alphadings), Alexandras-Stempelkasten, Anatevka-Caps, Bullet Mix, Catwalk, Duke, Dukeplus (2000, blackletter), Riddleprint, Anke-Print, Anke Calligraph, Titanic, Wasser, butterbrotpapier, distracted-musician, dyslexic, manko, quixotic, verrutscht, zladdi, barcoded, Bullet Mix2, CAR-GO-2, Fortunaschwein (nice curly script; no punctuation or numbers), Round, Big Brothers&Sisters, Boring Lesson, Crimescene Afterimage, Incognitype (old typewriter), Jenna's Popsicles, Japanese Brush (1996), Knuffig (2000), Monky Business, Olympia2000, Samba, Dandelion, Kritzel (2003, scratchy hand), Krystal (2000, snow simulation typeface based on Gill Sans), Nervous, Parry Hotter (2001, a Harry Potter blackletter face), Pffft, Tschiroki, Heart2Heart (heart alphadings), Anke Sans. For 10DM (5 USD), Anke will make your handwriting into a font! The four free Chinese truetype fonts are about 10MB each: Zen Kai-Medium, Bousung EG-Light-GB, GBZen Kai-Medium, Shan Hei Sun-Light. Sean has beautiful Japanese calligraphic prints (shodo style) as well as fonts based on carefully researched historical typefaces.